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Lucky and Zorba (1998)

La gabbianella e il gatto (original title)
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A dying seagull entrusts her egg to a cat named Zorba, who promises three things: he won't eat the egg, he'll care for the egg, and he'll teach the baby seagull to fly.

Director:

Enzo D'Alò
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Luis Sepúlveda Luis Sepúlveda ... Il Poeta (voice)
Carlo Verdone ... Zorba (voice)
Antonio Albanese ... Il Grande Topo (voice)
Melba Ruffo Melba Ruffo ... Bobulina (voice)
Sofia Baratta Sofia Baratta ... Gabbianella Neonata (voice)
Veronica Puccio Veronica Puccio ... Gabbianella Bambina (voice)
Domitilla D'Amico Domitilla D'Amico ... Gabbianella Adolescente (voice)
Margherita Birri Margherita Birri ... Nina (voice)
Luca Biagini ... Diderot (voice)
Valerio Ruggeri Valerio Ruggeri ... Segretario (voice)
Paolo Lombardi Paolo Lombardi ... Colonnello (voice)
Gabriele Patriarca Gabriele Patriarca ... Pallino (voice)
Paola Tedesco ... Rosa Dei Venti (voice)
Massimo Lodolo Massimo Lodolo ... Ciambellano (voice)
Alida Milana Alida Milana ... Kengah (voice)
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A dying seagull entrusts her egg to a cat named Zorba, who promises three things: he won't eat the egg, he'll care for the egg, and he'll teach the baby seagull to fly.

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Together they learn the true meaning of friendship.


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G | See all certifications »

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Trivia

Despite the original version of the film is Italian, the animation of the mouths of the characters was made on the basis for an English dub. See more »

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Featured in Troldspejlet: Episode #29.5 (2003) See more »

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Is there a conspiracy against this film
17 October 2003 | by jimcantwellSee all my reviews

I found it incredible that 7% of those who rated this film gave it a "1". This is an adorable animation with a positive message for all who watch it. The dialogue is clever and uplifting and the characters are excellent. The music is beautiful. This is a movie that can be enjoyed by adults as well as children. My three year old was terrified by the nasty rats. Isn't it nice to have an alternative to the exact same rehashed characters (who look and act like cartoon versions of "Friends' actors") portrayed by Disney and Dreamworks in all their animations? Don't listen to those who gave this animation a low score; it is a beautiful film for all.


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Country:

Italy

Language:

Italian | English

Release Date:

23 December 1998 (Italy) See more »

Also Known As:

Lucky and Zorba See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$6,000,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$82,106
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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